These Examples of Wasteful Gov't Spending Will Make You Cringe

You will not believe what your government is wasting your tax dollars on.

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) published "Wastebook: The Farce Awakens," which chronicles more than $100 billion in egregious and unnecessary federal spending.

Flake went "On the Record" tonight to reveal some examples of wasteful spending from his 286-page report, including $276,000 on a study to find out why some people date out of their league, $1.3 million to determine if beer koozies really work, $780,000 to find out if pizza is as addictive as crack and $5 million to get hipsters to stop smoking.

"It sounds like the ideas for some of these were come up with in a frat house or something," Flake told Greta Van Susteren.

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